Wiring a small swich panel

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Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Thu Feb 01, 2018 10:55 pm

Chaps,
i have a small horizontal switch panel with two toggle switches and two indicator lamps in it..switch,indicator,switch indicator, i will use one switch to send power to my lights,the other to send power to my bige pump,
The indicator lamps have two terminals on them the toggle switches have four terminals on them,two at the top,two at the bottom,there are no markings on them,
does anyone have any idea how to wire this panel up? thanks in advance.
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby haventaclue » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:37 am

Without pic of switch,the only way I can think of is:12v+ to off/feed side of switch,jumper from on/load side to one side of indicator light,earth other side of indicator light.
no matter how bad it is,it can always get worse,I'm an optimist
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:22 pm

Chaps
Many thanks all sorted now...
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby Diomedea » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:52 pm

Suggest that you include in line fuses between each switch and the respective load.
This will protect each circuit and avoid losing the lot in case of a short on the pump or lamp.
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:03 pm

Yup,,you are right about the fuses...i am already there on that one.....my current wiring is a bit domestic to say the least ! it does however work,how safe ime not quite sure,
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:59 pm

Well,i removed my dashboard so i could get at the wiring along with stripping it back,the wiring was simply frightning to say the least and i had to simply remove all conections as there was no way i could work it out,best to start afresh,i never cease to be amazed at how much effort or rather lack of it people go to to end up with bodged job! i have pictures
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby haventaclue » Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:35 pm

Go on,post them :twisted:
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:00 pm

I will,when i find out how to reduce size of iphone pics...
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Re: Wiring a small swich panel

Postby kwoffa » Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:13 am

Chaps i now have this sorted,by buying a pre-wired switch panel..problem solved !
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